19 May Would you pass a data leak audit?
How would you measure up if a consultant came in to test your company for “data leaks?” Are you sure you would pass with flying colors? Would you be embarrassed?
Security consultancy Networks Unlimited gave a reporter permission to follow along as it conducted a data leak audit at a Boston drug firm (as long the company wasn’t identified). The results were eye-opening. The director of IT at the firm was initially confident; he figured a few weak spots would be uncovered but nothing major. He was shocked when the 15-day audit turned up 11,000 potential leaks and revealed some huge deficiencies.
Read full article